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Dads Need Robes

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New dad Elton John spent $30,000 on 12 cashmere robes at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills on Christmas Eve. Page Six reports: "According to a spy, the store clerk took a long time taking his payment. But gentlemanly John turned to customers behind him and said, 'I apologize for holding the queue up. I'll be right out in a moment.'" [Page Six]